By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three ways to identify how trauma can affect a client.
-Name three ways that a client might reexperience trauma.
-Name three types of adaptation reactions to trauma.
-Name three manifestations of depression in conjunction with PTSD.
-Name three ways for a client to better understand his or her emotions.
-Name three destructive behaviors that clients use in answer to survivor guilt.
-Name the three levels of victimization.
-Name the three types of triggers.
-Name three techniques that are useful in helping PTSD clients cope with their triggers.
-Name four techniques that could help your client recall the trauma safely and accurately.
-Name three challenges in helping clients recall their emotions during the trauma.
-Name three aspects in addressing clients who are suffering from unresolved anger.
-Name the three levels of grieving losses.
-Name three exercises to help clients gain a feeling of empowerment.
-Name what three disorders might be confused with “complex” post-traumatic stress disorder.
-Explain what does Herman mean by the “dialectic of trauma”.
-Explain how does Yalom define an “adaptive spiral”.
-Explain what is the main purpose of a Trigger Chart.
-Name two possible outcomes of a client’s near-death or “out-of-body” experience.
-Explain why is survivor guilt no longer one of the formal criteria for diagnosing PTSD.
-Name the two most likely reactions of a combat veteran to one of their triggers.
-Explain what does Hybels-Steer consider to be an upside of intrusions.
-Name five fears that interfere with intimacy in PTSD survivors.
-Name one way that children cope with trauma that is significantly different from adult coping mechanisms.
-Explain how can you gauge if a the rage-based action of a PTSD survivor’s family member is useful.
-Explain how do the avoidance symptoms of a parent with PTSD create a “shameful family secret”.
-Explain what are risk factors for trafficking Victims.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."